About the Author

Tory is a Canadian writer and artist based in Toronto. Her graphic novel Mirror Mind recounts her experiences growing up with dyslexia. She is now a graduate from the University of Toronto with an Honors BA in archeology and Near Eastern studies, and is working on her next book.

Tory has since become an advocate for dyslexia awareness, and she has appeared on CBC Radio's Metro Morning, Ontario Morning, and Canada AM, alongside a feature story by the Toronto Star. She has spoken at several events including Word on the Street, Right to Read, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, as well as at the University of Toronto and a variety of public schools and libraries around the city.

Tory has had a blast running numerous comic making, and dyslexia awareness workshops with the Toronto District School Board, Toronto Public Library, AGO, Little Island Comics and Story Planet to name a few.

Award Nominations

The Lulu Awards 
Leah Adezio Award for Best Kid-Friendly Work 
Kim Yale Award for Most Talented Newcomer 
Lulu of the Year  

The Joe Shuster Awards 2010
Gene Day Award Finalist